and he went out to meet Asa and said to him, “Hear me, Asa, and all Judah and Benjamin: (A)The Lord is with you while you are with him. (B)If you seek him, he will be found by you, (C)but if you forsake him, he will forsake you. (D)For a long time Israel was without the true God, and without a teaching priest and without law, (E)but when in their distress they turned to the Lord, the God of Israel, and sought him, he was found by them.

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